Post by davygallagher on Dec 10, 2016 12:22:01 GMT
Network sent me Vol 2 of the Terrahawks bluray and it's absolutely stunning - quite a lot of interest for BF fans, there's a trailer for the audio Series 2, a free audio episode from Vol 2 - Lights, Camera, Disaster - and BF are prominently featured in the documentary looking back on the tv show and forward with the audios. And it was a mere TWELVE QUID for the 13 gorgeous remastered episodes. Insanely cheap. Officially released on Monday coming.
Vol 3, completing the set, is out in March. I'm actually keeping Vol 2 (the audio one) till then to do a run through. I've already listened to Vol 1 but that was before I knew Network were bringing the blurays out so soon.
I absolutely adored Terrahawks volume 1, and finished volume 2 earlier this week. I did find it enjoyable, but sadly not as good as volume 1. The main reason is budget, i.e. the lack of cast numbers. So all additional new characters have to be voiced by the already overstretched small group of gifted cast members. Unfortunately some of these characters don't sound that unalike to their main character(s).
On a positive note, I thought it was brilliant having Nicholas Parsons guest star in episode 1; my favourite episodes were (1) Sale of the Century, (2) The Trouble with Toy Boys, (4) Renta-Hawks and (8) My Enemy's Enemy.
After listening to the 'behind the scenes' was surprised to learn a different sound engineer was used. Would imagine understanding where all the different noises fitted in would be difficult to learn, but he did a great job. Didn't notice until it was mentioned that someone else was doing it. [Just checked the BF website and a different person(s) worked on the sound design for volume 3, sheer madness!]
Glad you've enjoyed it! The small voice cast is obviously true to how it was on the TV show, and although that may stand out a bit more on audio I'm so in awe of all four of them for what they brought to the production. (And I made my voice debut in the background of one episode, which led to more on series 3 plus Who. )
Having all the original music and sound effects has been a real blessing, but also a bit tricky when it comes to the sound design. If you know the original show you know the music cues that accompany Zelda's complex or Hawknest or whatever, but to those unfamiliar with the show it can be a challenge to assimilate all this stuff. Luckily the designers on all three seasons were always very patient with back-and-forth notes about correct music/FX and did a great job.
It's also not helped by the fact that the people who mixed the original TV show didn't always know which sound was which - the Zeroid & Cube gun SFX, for instance, were often completely interchangeable!
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